Yearly Archives: 2016

Anuj Puri: Modest Optimism, Significant Risks

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96The heady, hectic deliberations at WEF 2016 have drawn to a close, and the curtain settled to an overture that was both upbeat and somehow ominous. As I stood at the snow-filled kerbside waiting for my transfer to Zurich in sub-zero cold, I had lots to ponder. In the play of global expectations unfolding on a stage staggering with actors who may just… Read More

Colin Dyer: Six Davos Conclusions

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Colin-Dyer-JLL-96In our daily blogs, Sheila, Christian, Anuj, Kasai-san, Greg and I have discussed what we’ve seen and heard, and how we spent our time, in Davos last week. In this final blog, I wanted to talk about why we come to Davos in the first place. Why invest the time and resources to be here? Here are six thoughts about why it’s so… Read More

Sheila Penrose: Protecting the future from the past

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Sheila Penrose (image)Events and meetings are winding down here in Davos, with the town returning to normality and skiers heading back to the slopes. So it’s time to share a few overall observations from this year’s World Economic Forum annual meeting.

The media’s concerns about the economic outlook are not shared by business leaders to nearly the same extent.

Yes, China’s growth is slowing as… Read More

Greg Lubar: Mastering the Davos routine

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Greg_Lubar_Davos_96Waking up on the morning of day four, I’m a bit tired, but pumped up for what is sure to be another great day. I am totally into the swing of things now and seem to have mastered the routine.

1. Find interesting people
2. Set up meetings for future times
3. Have meetings
4. Establish relationships
5. Rinse and repeat

And in between the above, attend some of the… Read More